“Pulitzer Prize-winning auto columnist Dan Neil recently discussed his next car in the Wall Street Journal – and it’s going to be electric.”
How an Electric Vehicle Works
“Understanding how an electric vehicle works is actually much simpler than understanding how a gas- or diesel-powered car works. That’s why “The Zebra” created an infographic to help readers understand the basics of electric vehicles and how they are instrumental in changing our environment for the better.”
ChargePoint CEO talks about Tesla Superchargers, wireless and the future of public charging
“Pasquale Romano, the CEO of ChargePoint, one of the world’s largest charging networks, sat down with EV writer Jim Motavalli at the recent Web Summit conference for a wide-ranging interview.”
Tesla, GM and Nissan advocate for extending the federal EV tax credit
“Tesla, Nissan and GM, have formed a coalition, together with several other EV-related organizations, including ABB, ChargePoint, Plug In America and Proterra, which advocates eliminating the sales cap and allowing all automakers to compete on a more equal basis.”
National Lab Demos High-Power Wireless EV Charging
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a 120-kilowatt wireless charging system for vehicles—providing six times the power of previous ORNL technology and a big step toward charging times that rival the speed and convenience of a gas station fill-up.
Koben Systems’ New Scalable Battery Storage Solution for Multi-Unit and Workplace EV Charging
EVSE solution provider Koben Systems has announced a new integrated system designed to reduce demand charges in large-scale Level 2 charging installations.
New Electric Car Charger Is More Efficient, 10 Times Smaller Than Current Tech
Researchers at North Carolina State University have built an electric vehicle fast charger that is at least 10 times smaller than existing systems and wastes 60 percent less power during the charging process, without sacrificing the charging time. The team is now building a version that is capable of charging vehicles more quickly, while also charging multiple vehicles at the same time.
ChargePoint Users Can Now Access Networks in Canada & Europe
Tuesday morning Chargepoint announced an an agreement between ChargePoint, America’s largest charging network, and FLO, the largest network in Canada.
Workhorse Enters Into Initial Production of NGEN-1000 All-Electric Delivery Van
Workhorse, the American leader in all electric work trucks, has begun production of the NGEN delivery van, the delivery van of the future.
Duke Energy plans 530 charging stations in Florida
“Duke Energy plans to install up to 530 public charging stations within its Florida service area. Under the Park and Plug pilot program, the chargers will be deployed at multi-unit dwellings, workplaces and locations with high traffic.”